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webWHO @ CROI 2024. 3 – 7 March 2024. Save the date! World Hearing Day 2024: Changing mindsets: let's make ear and hearing care a reality for all! 3 March 2024. Consultation on …

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Health and Well-Being

webThe WHO constitution states: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." An important implication of this …

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World Health Statistics

webWorld Health Statistics. WHO's annual World Health Statistics reports present the most recent health statistics for the WHO Member States and each edition …

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Ukraine: Two Years of the Health Cluster Response to the …

webTwo years since the escalation of the war in Ukraine, Health Cluster partners have reached an estimated 17 million people across the country, providing critical and life …

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Noncommunicable diseases

webNoncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease, are collectively responsible for 74% of all deaths …

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Health is a fundamental human right

web“The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political …

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Health promotion

webHealth promotion. “Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve their health.”. Health Promotion Glossary, 1998. …

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United States of America

webUnited States of America. Washington, DC, is the capital city of the United States of America. WHO Region: Region of the Americas. Country Office Website Travel …

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Determinants of health

webDeterminants of health. Many factors combine together to affect the health of individuals and communities. Whether people are healthy or not, is determined by their …

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Constitution of the World Health Organization

webThe Constitution was adopted by the International Health Conference held in New York from 19 June to 22 July 1946, signed on 22 July 1946 by the representatives of 61 States and …

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Strategy for optimizing national routine health information …

webOverview . This strategy was developed to further support countries in their efforts to strengthen their capacity to implement key interventions to optimize their RHIS, …

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Energy and health

webEnergy and health are inextricably linked. Access to clean, sustainable and affordable energy, outlined in the seventh Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 7), plays …

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The International Pharmacopoeia and its role in public health

webOpening remarks. Dr Herbert Schmidt, World Health Organization: Overview of The International Pharmacopoeia and its role in public health, Professor Kaouther …

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Recommendations announced for influenza vaccine composition …

webThe World Health Organization (WHO) today announced the recommendations for the viral composition of influenza vaccines for the 2023-2024 …

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20 health tips for 2020

webHere are 20 practical health tips to help you start off towards healthy living in 2020. 1. Eat a healthy diet. Eat a combination of different foods, including fruit, …

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What is a healthy city

webA healthy city leads by example ensuring community participation in decisions that affect where and how people live, their common goods and services. This includes: improved …

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WHO rolls out universal newborn screening implementation …

webThe World Health Organization today launched implementation guidance in South-East Asia Region for universal screening of newborns for hearing impairment, eye …

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Using the One Health approach to build resilience and health …

webHow to sustainably balance and optimize the health of humans, animals, plants, and the environment was key to a meeting on strengthening health security in …

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Building a robust health shield: Strengthening Indonesia's …

webA robust surveillance system is the linchpin of health emergency preparedness, as it allows us to swiftly detect and obtain valuable information for informed decision …

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Study finds Pacific accounts for 9 of the 10 most obese countries …

webNew analysis published in the Lancet has found that Pacific island countries account for 9 out of 10 of the top countries in the world with the highest prevalence of …

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Sport for Health Programme

webThe WHO Sport for Health Programme was established to capitalize on the great potential of helping people worldwide lead healthy lives through promoting participation in sports and …

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Severe dzud in Mongolia hinders access to health care for thousands

webMongolia is currently in the midst of a severe dzud—an extreme weather event with temperatures reaching as low as –30 degrees C, with strong winds, heavy snow and …

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Deinstitutionalization of people with mental health conditions in …

webDeinstitutionalization of mental health care is the process of shifting mental health care and support from long-stay psychiatric institutions to community mental …

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